Biden administration preparing to send more than $700 million in new military aid to Ukraine: reports
Charles R. Davis – April 12, 2022
- The Biden administration is preparing to send more than $700 million in military aid to Ukraine.
- The news was first reported by CNN and Reuters.
- The US has already sent more than $2.4 billion in assistance since the year began.
The Biden administration is preparing to send more than $700 million in additional military assistance to Ukraine, according to reports on Tuesday.
Citing two unnamed US officials, Reuters reported that the aid would total $750 million and be announced as soon as Wednesday. According to the news service, the aid would consist of military equipment from US stockpiles, including ground artillery systems, bypassing the need for additional congressional authorization.
The aid could also include a range of new military equipment that Ukraine has been requesting, including helicopters and armored vehicles, The Washington Post reported.
Since the start of the year, the US has provided more than $2.4 billion in military assistance to Ukraine, including anti-tank missiles that have inflicted heavy losses on the invading Russian forces.